Vida Blue Statement

May 7th, 2023

OAKLAND, Calif. — Vida Blue's family and the Oakland Athletics confirm that Vida passed away Saturday evening. The A's release the following statement:

"There are few players with a more decorated career than Vida Blue. He was a three-time champion, an MVP, a six-time All-Star, a Cy Young Award winner, and an Oakland A's Hall of Famer. Vida will always be a franchise legend and a friend. We send our deepest condolences to his family and friends during this arduous time."